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Small reproduction of the 1860 Abraham Lincoln campaign banner purchased and preserved by the city of Norwich, Connecticut, dedicated January 24, 1999. Depicts beardless A. Lincoln at center. Color design on red fabric, with gold fringe at bottom and hanging rod at top. Six in total. The red banner has gold colored yellow tassels at the bottom. There are gold colored stars circling the oval shaped portrait of Abraham Lincoln. There are also renderings of axes on the bottom left and right of the object.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

11 inches H X 6 3/4 inches w

Materials and Techniques Display

silk ribbon and plastic (material)

Inscription

recto, "NO. 1 Red, White and Blue NO. 1/ "In hoc signo Vincemus"/ "Ubi Libertas. Ibi Patria."/ Of/ Norwich."

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

reproduction (derivative object)

Class

campaign paraphernalia

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Related Source

see objects # 4945.1-4945.6

ID

4945.2

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

1860 Abraham Lincoln campaign banner from the City of Norwich, Connecticut

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